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All-American 4th of July Recipes (Slide 27)

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Here we balance the mildly grassy flavor and slightly astringent mouthfeel of green tea with honey and lemon. Oversteeped green tea can be bitter, so don't brew it any longer than 3 minutes. And be sure to steep in simmering water: water that looks like it's steaming, with little bubbles, but not boiling.

Recipe: Green Jasmine-Mint Iced Tea with Lemon

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Peach Custard Pie

Peach Custard Pie

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Beer-Barbecued Chicken

Beer-Barbecued Chicken

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Blueberry Tart with Walnut Crust

Blueberry Tart with Walnut …

For this tart a few tablespoons of maple syrup sweeten the blueberry topping and round out the flavo…View slide
Country Potato Salad

Country Potato Salad

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Broccoli-Bacon Salad

Broccoli-Bacon Salad

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"Fajita" Burgers

"Fajita" Burgers

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Spicy Turkey Burgers with Pickled Onions

Spicy Turkey Burgers with P…

Spicy Southwest flavors pair with sweet and tangy pickled red onions to create a standout turkey bur…View slide
Inside-Out Cheeseburgers

Inside-Out Cheeseburgers

Why put the cheese on top of the burger when half of it just melts off? Instead, form the burger aro…View slide
Jerk Pork Loin

Jerk Pork Loin

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Barbecued Pork & Coleslaw Sandwiches

Barbecued Pork & Coleslaw S…

Two Southern favorites are combined here: pork in sweet barbecue sauce and crunchy coleslaw.…View slide
Shaker-Style Smoked Chicken Thighs

Shaker-Style Smoked Chicken…

Based on a recipe of the Shakers, a Quaker splinter group that flourished in the Eastern U.S. in the…View slide
EatingWell Deviled Eggs

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Deviled eggs are a perennial potluck favorite. Our recipe replaces some of the egg yolks with nonfat…View slide
Feta & Herb Dip

Feta & Herb Dip

Lots of freshly chopped herbs add zing to our white bean dip. Serve with assorted vegetables, such a…View slide
Chunky Peach Popsicles

Chunky Peach Popsicles

Make sure to reserve a portion of the peaches as you puree the mixture so the pops will be packed wi…View slide
Tomato-&-Olive-Stuffed Portobello Caps

Tomato-&-Olive-Stuffed Port…

Portobello caps make excellent mini casseroles. Here, they hold a tomato, cheese and olive stuffing …View slide
Chocolate-Cherry Cupcakes

Chocolate-Cherry Cupcakes

The chopped cherries blend into the ultra-rich chocolate cake, giving these cupcakes a slight cherry…View slide
Bean & Tomato Salad with Honey Vinaigrette

Bean & Tomato Salad with Ho…

This beautiful salad combines fresh tomatoes, green beans, red onions and dried heirloom beans. Rece…View slide
Whoopie Pies

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Classic whoopie pies combine a creamy filling sandwiched between cakey chocolate cookies. Some are f…View slide
Grilled Pepper Salad

Grilled Pepper Salad

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Tex-Mex Summer Squash Casserole

Tex-Mex Summer Squash Casse…

Chiles and cheese turn mild summer squash into a zesty, satisfying casserole. The jalapenos make thi…View slide
Chocolate Malt Ice Cream Sandwiches

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Nothing conjures up childhood nostalgia like these frozen sandwiches - but forget the jangling bells…View slide
Cheddar Cornmeal Biscuits with Chives

Cheddar Cornmeal Biscuits w…

These chive-flecked cornmeal biscuits taste best made with extra-sharp Cheddar, but any type of Ched…View slide
Green Jasmine-Mint Iced Tea with Lemon

Green Jasmine-Mint Iced Tea…

Here we balance the mildly grassy flavor and slightly astringent mouthfeel of green tea with honey a…View slide
Raspberry Bars

Raspberry Bars

Tart raspberry filling is swirled into a low-fat cream filling in these beautiful bars. They're a fe…View slide
Strawberry Shortcake

Strawberry Shortcake

Besides succulent fresh, ripe strawberries, the key to a great strawberry shortcake lies in the qual…View slide
Swirled Cheesecake Brownies

Swirled Cheesecake Brownies

Made with whole-wheat flour, these decadent-tasting brownies have a beautiful marbled cheesecake top…View slide
Green Jasmine-Mint Iced Tea with Lemon

Green Jasmine-Mint Iced Tea…

Here we balance the mildly grassy flavor and slightly astringent mouthfeel of green tea with honey a…View slide
Strawberry-Coconut Daiquiri

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You'll feel like you're on a tropical getaway with this refreshing strawberry-coconut cocktail. To k…View slide
Mama’s Potato Salad

Mama’s Potato Salad

Tossed with mayo, celery, hard-boiled eggs, onion and relish, this is one of the most simple and tra…View slide
Macaroni Salad

Macaroni Salad

Old-fashioned macaroni salad sometimes contains jarred pimientos, diced ham or pickle relish, but th…View slide
Three-Bean Salad

Three-Bean Salad

This three-bean salad has far less sugar than typical versions. We opt for a combination of canned a…View slide
Classic Hamburger

Classic Hamburger

Slow-cooked onions add moisture and flavor to these lean beef burgers. A quick blend of mayonnaise, …View slide
Salsa Hot Dog Recipe

Salsa Hot Dog Recipe

Skip the traditional ketchup and mustard toppings for your hot dog and try this fresh-tasting salsa …View slide
EatingWell Flag Cake

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Though this stunning red, white and blue American flag cake screams “Fourth of July Cake,” it’…View slide
Mini Berry Cream Pies

Mini Berry Cream Pies

Try this Mini Berry Cream Pies recipe the next time you want to whip up a quick healthy dessert. For…View slide
Red, White & Blue Corn Chip Bites

Red, White & Blue Corn Chip…

Blue corn tortilla chips make this Mexican-style red-white-and-blue appetizer pretty, but any variet…View slide
Red, White & Blue Popsicles

Red, White & Blue Popsicles

These red-white-and-blue popsicles are great to make when fresh blueberries and raspberries are in s…View slide
Red, White & Blue Potato Salad

Red, White & Blue Potato Salad

Dressed with a tangy lemon vinaigrette and fresh mint, this healthy red-white-and-blue potato salad …View slide
Pomegranate Float

Pomegranate Float

This pomegranate float recipe, which uses low-calorie pomegranate-flavored seltzer, pomegranate juic…View slide
Individual Cherry-Blueberry Trifles

Individual Cherry-Blueberry…

Easy as can be, these layered cherry-blueberry trifles are a simple make-ahead dessert. We like to u…View slide
All-American BBQ Chicken Breast

All-American BBQ Chicken Br…

In this healthy chicken breast recipe, bottled barbecue sauce—often loaded with sodium and high-fr…View slide
All-American BBQ Sauce

All-American BBQ Sauce

In this easy, homemade barbecue sauce, beer balances the sweetness of molasses while hot sauce provi…View slide
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